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Bagley, Desmond 1923-1983

Overview
Works: 391 works in 2,011 publications in 16 languages and 14,329 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Adventure stories  Action and adventure fiction  Film adaptations  Readers (Publications)  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Conceptor
Classifications: PR6052.A315, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Desmond Bagley
 
Most widely held works by Desmond Bagley
The enemy by Desmond Bagley( Book )

117 editions published between 1919 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an undercover industrial espionage agent for the British government falls in love with a genetics biologist, he is drawn into a complicated investigation involving a vicious attack on the biologist's sister, the disappearance of her father, a scientific genius who secretly defected from Russia thirty years before, and the dangerous genetic research on which the biologist is working
The tightrope men by Desmond Bagley( Book )

45 editions published between 1973 and 2019 in English and Finnish and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in Norway and Finland. When Giles Denison of Hampstead wakes up in an Oslo hotel room and finds the face looking back at him in the mirror is not his own, things could surely get no more bizarre. But it is only the beginning of a hair-raising adventure in which Denison finds himself trapped with no way to escape. One false move and the whole delicately balanced power structure between East and West will come toppling down
Night of error by Desmond Bagley( Book )

47 editions published between 1984 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike and his brother Mark, are oceanographers and share an obsession for the sea and discovering its secrets. Mike learns that his brother has died on a remote atoll in the Pacific and within days the news is followed by a sinister succession of events
Flyaway by Desmond Bagley( Book )

46 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and Swedish and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sudden disappearance of an obscure clerk for a British engineering firm leads Max Stafford, head of Security Consultants, Ltd., to North Africa, where he teams up with an American veteran of World War II, who has made the desert his home for thirty-five years, to search out the wreck of an airplane which had disappeared in 1936 and to discover that the plane had been sabotaged and who had done it
Windfall by Desmond Bagley( Book )

54 editions published between 1972 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action thriller by the classic adventure writer about security consultant, Max Stafford, set in Kenya. When a legacy of £40 million is left to a small college in Kenya, investigations begin about the true identities of the heirs - the South African, Dirk Hendriks, and his namesake, Henry Hendrix from California. Suspicion that Hendrix is an impostor leads Max Stafford to the Rift Valley, where a violent reaction to his arrival points to a sinister and far-reaching conspiracy far beyond mere greed
Landslide by Desmond Bagley( Book )

76 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a British Columbia logging town, a geologist has two weeks to solve a personal mystery, to keep from being murdered, and to find out who he really is
Wyatt's hurricane by Desmond Bagley( Book )

104 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hurricane Mabel is far out in the Atlantic Ocean and moving slowly northwards. Perhaps it will never come near land at all. But if it hits the island of San Fernandez, many thousands of people will die. There could be winds of more than 250 kilometres an hour. There could be a huge tidal wave from the sea, which will drown the capital city of St Pierre. Mabel will destroy houses, farms, roads, bridges ... Only one man, David Wyatt, believes that Mabel will hit San Fernandez, but nobody will listen to him
The freedom trap by Desmond Bagley( Book )

51 editions published between 1971 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Scarperers, a brilliantly organised gang for getting long term prisoners out of prison has sprung Slade, a notorious Russian agent. Slade's trail leads British agent Owen Stannard to the mastermind behind the Scarperers
The snow tiger by Desmond Bagley( Book )

54 editions published between 1975 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A catastrophic avalanche brings disaster to the inhabitants of a small New Zealand mining town, bringing out the best and the worst in the people
Running blind by Desmond Bagley( Book )

44 editions published between 1970 and 2018 in English and Portuguese and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Stewart only had to deliver a parcel, but now, standing on a deserted road in Iceland with a murdered man at his feet, it doesn't look so simple
The Vivero letter by Desmond Bagley( Book )

58 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremy Wheale's well-ordered life is blasted apart when his brother is murdered. The killer was after a family heirloom - an antique gold tray - which sets Wheale on a trail from Devon to the tropical rainforest of Yucatan. There he joins the hunt for a lost Mayan city. But in the dense cover of the jungle a band of vicious convict mercenaries are waiting to strike
Juggernaut by Desmond Bagley( Book )

40 editions published between 1985 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in Africa. It is no ordinary juggernaut. Longer than a football pitch, weighing 550 tons, and moving at just five miles per hour, its job - and that of troubleshooter Neil Mannix - is to move a giant transformer across an oil-rich African state. But when Nyala erupts in civil war, Mannix's juggernaut is at the centre of the conflict - a target of ambush and threat, with no way to run and nowhere to hide
High citadel by Desmond Bagley( Book )

77 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hijacking of an airplane catapults several people of vastly different backgrounds into a pitched battle with Communists in the Andes
The golden keel by Desmond Bagley( Book )

51 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventure story based on the disappearance of Mussolini's treasure, one of the most daring hijacking exploits in recent history
Bahama crisis : a novel by Desmond Bagley( Book )

61 editions published between 1980 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an ction thriller set in the islands of the Caribbean. Tom Mangan was a sharply successful entrepreneur who lured the super-rich to his luxury hotels in the sun-soaked Bahamas. Then violent tragedy struck: his own family disappeared, and a series of misfortunes, accidents and mysterious epidemics began to drive the tourists away and wreck Mangan's livelihood. Fatally, he becomes determined to confront his enemy - and the hunt is on
The spoilers by Desmond Bagley( Book )

37 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspense, danger and intrigue await a wealthy Englishman as he and his personal task force set out to destroy a world-wide narcotics ring
The spoilers by Desmond Bagley( Recording )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in the Middle East. When film tycoon Robert Hellier loses his daughter to heroin, he declares war on the drug pedlars, the faceless overlords whose greed supplies the world with its deadly pleasures. London drug specialist Nicholas Warren is called upon to organise an expedition to the Middle East to track down and destroy them - but with a hundred million dollars' worth of heroin at stake, Warren knows he will have to use methods as deadly as his prey
High citadel ; and, Landslide by Desmond Bagley( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landslide: Bob Boyd is a geologist, as resilient as the British Columbia timber country where he works for the powerful Matterson Corporation. But his real name and his past are mysteries
The snow tiger ; Night of error by Desmond Bagley( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Snow Tiger: Fifty-four people died in the avalanche that ripped apart a small New Zealand mining town. But the enquiry which follows unleashes more destructive power than the snowfall
The tightrope men by Desmond Bagley( Recording )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giles Denison of Hampstead wakes up in an Oslo hotel wearing another man's pyjamas and with another man's face
 
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Alternative Names
Bagley, Desmond 1923-

Desmond Bagley British writer

Desmond Bagley Brits journalist

Desmond Bagley écrivain britannique

Desmond Bagley englischer Thriller-Autor

Desmond Bagley escritor británico

Дезмънд Багли

Десмонд Бэгли

בגלי, דזמונד 1923-1983

בגלי, דסמונד

デズモンド・バグリィ

デズモンド.バグリイ 1923-1983

バグリイ, デズモンド

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